Lenovo System x3500 M5 (5464)
Network Server
Lenovo
17 Jul 2015
143492

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 11 for AMD64 & Intel64 with KVM     Service Pack 4 for SUSE® SLES 11

Virtual Machines (Guests OS):
  Windows Server 2012 R2
    Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized
  SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 11 for x86
  SP:  Service Pack 4 for SLES 11     Arch:  32pae     Mode:  Fully Virtualized
2   SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 12 for AMD64 & Intel64
    Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized
  SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 11 for AMD64 & Intel64
  SP:  Service Pack 4 for SLES 11     Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized

Product Description
The Lenovo System x3500 M5 server provides outstanding performance for your business-critical applications. Its energy-efficient design supports more cores, memory, and data capacity in a scalable Tower or 5U Rack package that is easy to service and manage. With more computing power per watt and the latest Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 processors, you can reduce costs while maintaining speed and availability. Suggested use: business-critical workloads, cloud computing, virtualization, virtual desktop, big data, analytics, SAP applications, database management, point of sale.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Tower
Mother Board Revision:PASS5
BIOS/uEFI:UEFI: TAE104D - v1.03 - (02/04/2015)
CPU:2 Intel  Xeon® Processor E5-2699 v3 2.30 GHz
RAM:96 GB
Ports and Bus Types:4 PCI Express X16
3 PCI Express X8
6 USB Ports
Video Adapter:Matrox®  MGA G200eR
Host Bus Adapter:Lenovo  ServeRAID M1215 SAS/SATA Controller , Serial SCSI (SAS)
Intel  C612 Chipset (DH82029 PCH) , Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Disk Drive:2 Seagate®  ST2000NM0001 - Constellation ES SAS 6Gb/s 2-TB Hard Drive , Serial SCSI (SAS)
CD/DVD:IBM  SATA DEVICE 81Y3675 , Serial ATA (SATA)
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 7.4.0-27.4


Config Notes
  1. VM Driver Pack: All FV guests were tested with PV drivers installed. The SLES drivers are included with the OS. The Windows 2012 R2 drivers are available from https://download.suse.com/ (VMDP-WIN-2.2.exe).
  2. Install: System installed via network PXE UEFI boot; the OS was installed using the UEFI boot loader and system configuration. Hard Disk Configuration: RAID 0


Adapters and Drivers
Broadcom®  BCM5719 X4 PCI Express® Quad-Port Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Driver Type: LAN DriverDriver Name: tg3.ko
Driver Date: 24-Jun-2015Driver Size: 249143
Checksum: ceed4fcec3c2fa76027c456bc8e570d4
Driver Version: 3.137

Lenovo  ServeRAID M1215 SAS/SATA Controller
Intel  C612 Chipset (DH82029 PCH)
Driver Type: HBA DriverDriver Name: ahci.ko
Driver Date: 24-Jun-2015Driver Size: 58775
Checksum: 7a0c250f60b9ac6b9684c7be9f36b03e
Driver Version: 3.0

Matrox®  MGA G200eR
Driver Type: Video DriverDriver Name: mga_drv.so
Driver Date: 18-May-2015Driver Size: 190720
Checksum: eeec94d7ef85cad092007144321a8b30
Driver Version: 1.4.11


The term YES CERTIFIED applies only to the exact configuration documented in this bulletin. For more information on hardware exchange policies, please access the following document and view the Hardware Component Exchange Guide.

https://www.suse.com/partners/ihv/pdf/System_Certification_Policies.pdf

For more information regarding the specific test configuration, please contact:

Lenovo
For support regarding this specific configuration, please visit:
support.lenovo.com

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